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Importing food to Canada: best practices

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Infographic: How to Keep Food Safe: 3 Key Principles for Importers

Keeping food safe

The following principles are considered international best practices in making sure food is safe before it enters the market.

Know Your Foreign Supplier:

Know Your Food:

Have A Plan:

Your Preventive Control Plan:

A Preventive Control Plan (PCP) describes these elements in a written document.

Tip: Check out the guide for preparing a preventive control plan - For importers.

Did you know?

As a regulated party, you are responsible for ensuring that foods imported into Canada meet the requirements of the applicable Canadian law.

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